Side Project Sessions: Peer-pressured productivity for your labour of love

February 15, 10:30am - 2:00pm EST. Hosted at Based In

About this FieldTrip

Side Project Sessions is a regular event series designed to help people put their labour of love – and themselves – first.

Sometimes the work is creative but scary; sometimes it’s necessary but a little bit boring. Whatever the block, our “peer-pressured productivity” format helps you create focus for the important work that can easily fall to the bottom of the to-do list.

Whether it’s writing a novel or a resignation letter, starting an illustration series or sending one email, Side Project Sessions welcomes any project, task or idea – big or small!

Join host Tomas Janka from Based In for a three-hour work session where you’ll learn to celebrate the process as much as the outcome, the break as much as the flow, and the solitude as much as the connection.


→ When: Saturday February 15. Doors open 10.30am for a 11am on the dot start Finishes at 2pm

→ Where: Based In 49 Elizabeth Street, 6th Floor Cafe New York, New York United States 10013

→ What to expect -Prompt start time with a short and sharp welcome speech with tips, inspiration and a rundown of how the sessions work

-To-do lists to help you plan, prioritise and beat overwhelm

-Distraction-free work sessions to help you start, finish or make way on your project or task

-All important breaks to rest, refresh and sustain your work

-The chance to meet and mingle with fellow attendees (without the pressure to share your work, or any forced networking exercises – eep!)

-Bottomless coffee, tea, and morning snacks to ensure you maintain your energy and focus

→ What to bring: Laptop, charger, headphones, notebooks, pens, pencils – anything you need for your project, tasks or work!

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Find inspiration, advice and more at @sideprojectsessions on Instagram

PLEASE NOTE: This FieldTrip will be held in the beautiful 6th floor lounge and cafe of Based In. Please expect to use the stairs, it is worth the trek.

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